Dr. Katie Vanden Hull

Dr. Katie Vanden Hull – drvandenhull@americananimal.net

Dr. Katie Vanden Hull grew up in Papillion, Nebraska and always knew she wanted to become a vet. She graduated summa cum laude with her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees from Kansas State University. After veterinary school, she worked at an animal hospital in Papillion.

Dr. Vanden Hull is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Vanden Hull enjoys spending time with her family, playing sand volleyball, reading and is active in her church’s youth ministry. She and her husband have a dog named Libby and a box turtle named Ms. Surtle.

Dr. Courtney Knott

Dr. Courtney Knott – info@americananimal.net

I grew up in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Attended Iowa State University for both undergraduate and veterinary school. Practiced as a small animal veterinarian in Centerville, Iowa until recently moving back to the Omaha area to be closer to family. Married to Jim, son Jackson and daughter Kendall. We love cheering on the Iowa State Cyclones in all athletic events. We have a 15 year old cat, Frankie. I enjoy running and participating in local runs.

Dr. Jay Jesske

Dr. Jay Jesske – drjesske@americananimal.net

Dr. Jay Jesske is a partner at American Animal Hospital. Dr. Jesske grew up in rural Nebraska. His love of animals started at an early age as he had many farm pets. He showed Quarter horses on a national level.

Dr. Jesske graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science degree. He received his DVM degree from Iowa State University in 1988.

After veterinary school he worked at the Bellevue Animal Hospital in Bellevue, Nebraska, and The Dog and Cat Clinic in Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1993, he moved to Omaha, Nebraska and began practicing at American Animal Hospital.

He and his wife have 4 daughters. They currently have 1 dog, a Golden Doodle, Kona, and a beta fish, Nemo.